Accessorize yourself with artistic nose pins and earrings
People have been piercing their nose for a variety of reasons for more than 4,000 years. This culture started from the Middle East and travelled through all over in India and yet it took thousands of years to become a common practise in western civilization. Nostril piercing is also mentioned in Bible, in which Abraham’s son Isaac gives his wife Rebecca a golden ‘Shanf’ which is Hebrew for ‘Nose ring’. Additionally, the size of a woman’s nose ring describes how wealthy his husband’s family is and in some cases describes the wealth of daughter’s family as a part of dowry culture. Earrings- ornament for decorating the ears, have been the principle form of jewellery throughout recorded history. Silver earrings have always been a popular accessory in Aegean world and Western Asia.
The term ‘nose pin’ generally refers to ornament worn in nostril piercing, which includes labret studs, hoops, nostril, screws and nose bones. Double nose gems are common among South Indians, Pasthum,Punjabi, Rajasthani ethnic groups.These are called nathori and are depicted through goddess Parvati and lord Krishna. In Maharashtrians, women wear large nose ring covering the large side of face and in Bengalis they prefer septum piercing which indicates the sign of being married. Nose rings, called the nath in various Indian languages, became popular in 9th and 10th century and became one of the symbols of marital status. Silver is a metal which is affordable for all classes of society which is quite cheap and easily available. In 15th century, this silver nose pins became more popular and witnessed lots of variations of using clove, thorns, nails during 17th-18th century. Modern nose rings with contemporary designs and material came into existence in 20th century.
Silver nose pins have long been valued as a precious ornament for ladies. Silver metal is used alongside gold and it is more abundant than gold. If you are planning to accessorize yourself with artistic-looking silver nose rings and silver earrings, then all you have to do is follow a few new trends. Currently, they are the most innovative and experimented jewelry. Despite their limitation in size, they still use a variety of textures, stones and precious metals along with beads, designs, and themes for adding an elegant, attractive and ornamented look to one’s ensemble. For daily wear, one of the popular forms of nose ring includes nose studs, from basic to floral design. Classic nose rings are circular in shape and tend to be thin and large in diameter. Other kind of nose ring may feature earring style of design with use of studs and floral design.
As mentioned earlier, nose pins and earrings are considered important ornamental accessories. From studs to septum rings, nose pins and earrings are worn by one third of the women in society. Because of their elaborate detailing and an array of designs and styles, they can look good on all types of faces.That is why, they have a unique global appeal.